The Rainbow’s Child

In 2001 Rexleigh mounted her own fantasy stage musical The Rainbow’s Child in the University of Witwatersrand theatre, directed by Yvette Hardie and choreographed by Trish Mckenna. Since 2010 she has been scripting, filming and editing a children’s environmental TV series based on The Rainbow’s Child. Recently she launched an electronic Rainbow Warriors gamebook literacy initiative derived from The Rainbow’s Child material and music, available as a download on the interactive website

On 1 March 2021 The Rainbow’s Child DesignArt Olympics, an online mask-making competition was launched, in association with the HOD of Art at Roedean SA, Ms Lené Lordan. Rexleigh is currently developing an animated movie based on this story in consultation with award-winning SA animator-director Diek Grobler, funded by the National Film and Video Foundation.