Member of the jury 2016-2019
(born 1961) is a freelance project consultant to various institutions, companies and artists. He trained at the Scuola Teatro Dimitri and the Mudra school in Brussels, where Maurice Béjart engaged him to work with the Ballet du XXe siècle as a dancer, actor, acrobat and designer. As a freelance performer, he built a career at institutions internationally, and has produced his own dance theatre projects since 1998. In 2008 he became involved in promoting theatre arts throughout the world. In 2013, he was a member of the jury of the Journées de danse contemporaine suisse. Philippe Olza is a Chevalier des Arts et Lettres.