Dre grew up in Queens, N.Y where he attended Professional Performing High School for dance, in partnership with the Ailey school. After, graduating Dre earned his B.F.A in contemporary dance from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts where he worked with choreographers such as Bill T jones, Susan Jaffe, Doug Elkins, Brenda Daniels and many more.
Since graduating Dre has worked as a freelance artist and choreographer in New York City under the name DRE.SPEAKS.
DRE speaks is a multifaceted platform in which Dre expresses himself through the movement of his body and the words of his mouth. Through exploration Dre uses the unique qualities of poetry, movement, and film.