Classical, Cultural and Street Dance meet at A New DAEI

A New DAEI Dance School is an award-winning family-friendly community space for toddlers, children, tweens, teens and adults. Located in Brampton, Ontario, Canada we offer recreational, competitive and professional-level classes in all forms of movement. From Hip Hop to Ballet, Afrobeat to Dancehall, Jazz, Tumbling, Breakdance and more! It has become a safe haven for dancers of Black and various cultural background.

Our faculty of teachers are more like coaches — professionally trained to mentor and show dancers how to empower themselves.

Whether professional or recreational we are here to guide dancers towards performing confidently on any stage, no matter what level of dance!

Meet Our Director

Award-winning dancer, actress, choreographer and producer Tré Armstrong has channeled her passion for dance into a very successful global career.

Technically trained in Ballet,Tap and Jazz, Tré later fell in love with Hip Hop, Latin and various forms of street movement, bringing out the inner teacher in the artist. She has travelled the world sharing her experiences through life skill-building workshops, entertainment industry seminars, TV/Film Courses and movement classes with dancers of all levels and styles.

Tré is the choreographer behind multiple films and has been seen performing on BET's 106 n Park, Saturday Night Live, Japan’s MTV Music Awards and many other shows. The versatile choreographer also showed her acting skills in movies including "How She Move” and “Full Out” and appeared as a special guest in the globally popular hit dance show “The Next Step”. She was also the only Black female judge on the hit dance show “So You Think You Can Dance Canada” on CTV.

She has also been globally recognized in many ways for her contributions to youth empowerment and dance arts, included but not limited to

  • Luminary Award Recipient - Children’s Aid Foundation
  • University of Ottawa’s “Success, Engagement and Empowerment” Award recipient - Black History Month Gala ℅ Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, 27th Governor of Canada
  • Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts - Nominee

Tré currently runs her dance academy, A New DAEI, in Brampton, Ontario where she offers classical, cultural and street dance classes to youth and adults alike. In 2019, she was able to add the Adaptive Dance and Movement Therapy program for people with special needs. Tré has dedicated her dance practice to aiding in the self-empowerment of people through dance arts and takes pride in travelling to schools through her “imPower 2day” initiative.

She lives with her two children and finds herself always involved in fitness, health, fun and a passion-filled life.

Tré has worked with various award-winning and celebrated professional artists, including (but not limited to):


Missy Elliott

Sarah Brightman

Kenny Ortega

Sean "Diddy" Combs

50 Cent

Jessica Alba

Supermodel Cara Delevigne

Phylicia Rashad


Sean Paul

Jason Derulo