chapter  5
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Otomar Krejcˇa

Otomar Krejcˇa’s strength of will and stamina have played no small part in his remarkable career. Without formal study or training in theatre, he first became a major actor and then the most dominant Czech director of the second half of the century, while repeatedly experiencing opposition and setbacks as intense as his remarkable achievements. An artist of more delicate sensibility, of less rugged character and tactical strength, could not have stood the course.