Tatum is from Memphis, Tennessee where she trained at the Ballet Memphis School. Tatum trained her senior year of high school at Ballet Memphis, performing with the company in both The Nutcracker and Swan Lake. Tatum recently graduated from Butler University cum laude with departmental honors, receiving a degree in Dance Performance. While at Butler, she performed in The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Giselle, Cinderella, Paquita, La Bayadere, La Vivandiere, Sleeping Beauty, as well as Paul Taylor’s Piazzolla Caldera. Tatum is excited to begin her first season with Fort Wayne Ballet.