Daniel Rajna

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Daniel Rajna
Born 1968
London, England
Occupation Ballet dancer
Spouse(s) Leanne Voysey
Children Finn (2007-)
Parents Thomas Rajna and Ann Campion

Daniel Rajna born 1968, London, England, is a South African ballet dancer. After gaining a BSc in applied mathematics at UCT, he trained at the UCT Ballet school, Cape Town. He joined the former CAPAB Ballet in 1990, before leaving in 1997 to join PACT Ballet in Pretoria. He returned to Cape Town in 1999 and is now a principal dancer at the Cape Town City Ballet. He is known for his partnership with friend, Tracy Li. He and his girlfriend Leanne Voysey, a former Cape Town City Ballet dancer, have a son Finn (born 18 July 2007). He is the son of composer Thomas Rajna. He has performed as a guest artist in Hong Kong, Zimbabwe and Taiwan. They were also both invited to the 2004 Miami Dance Festival. He retired in August 2007 after several performances of Camille.

Awards[edit]

  • Vita Award, 1999[citation needed]
  • Balletomane Award for best male dancer, 1996, 2000, 2002 and 2006[citation needed]
  • Daphne Levy Award for his partnership with Tracy Li, 2001

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