Faculty Bio: Tyrik Patterson

TJP Teaching ShotWith six years practice, Tyrik has preserved the right tools to construct a platform that has attracted regional recognition. The Dallas, Texas native began developing his artistry in the year of 2015 where he danced for The Renegades, and soon began teaching at DFC Headquarters, based out of Plano, Texas. Since, he has choreographed, danced, and creatively directed for many Texas crews including The Neighborhood, Redefined Dance Company, and UT/UTD FSA. Outside of his community work, Tyrik has also attracted popularity with his distinct choreography. With a unique blend of body mobility and shape, he’s introduced something quite uncommon to the Texas scene. He now resides in Los Angeles, California where he’s pursuing a full time profession in creative direction, and dance performance.