Otomar Krejca

Otomar Krejca was a theater director in the Czech Republic, who, in 1965 help to co found the Theater Za Branou in Prague. After the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, Krejca signed a petition demanding the Russian withdraw from his country. He Soviets responded by firing him from his job as director of the National Theater and exiling him out of the country. He directed more than 40 productions in theaters in Germany, Austria, Italy, Belgium, France, Finland, and Sweden.