Tybaldt Ulrich teaches, choreographs, judges, and competes on the West Coast Swing and Hustle circuits.
With an emphasis on partnering essentials, he brings joy and confidence to your dancing, whether through patterns basic or advanced, complex or elegant, with groove and flow throughout. He will help you understand the fundamentals and add a creative edge to your Swing and Hustle dancing.
As a competitor, Tybaldt Ulrich is a 2 time World Hustle Champion, and has won Invitational Jack and Jills in WCS and Hustle, often placing high in WCS Classic, Hustle, Cabaret, and Triple Threat (hustle/salsa/WCS) divisions.
As a performer, Tybaldt is known for his versatility, bringing power and subtlety to many dances, and showcasing regional varieties of swing- West Coast Swing, Carolina Shag, Lindy Hop, Texas Whip/Push, and Balboa to convey the richness and depth of American partner dancing.
In addition, Tybaldt is the contest coordinator for the International Hustle Dance Association (IHDA) and created the Pro/Am and Am/Am guidelines, which govern Pro/Am and Amateur Hustle competitions at sanctioned events.
Tybaldt holds a degree in ethnomusicology from the University of North Texas.