Don Mangone is Associate Professor Emeritus, University of Pittsburgh, and a member of United Scenic Artists, 829, in Costume Design.
He has designed costumes for both theatre and dance in New York, regionally and abroad for companies that include the Jose Limon Dance Company, Transitions Dance Company at the Laban Centre and Ballet Rambert in London, BBC Educational TV, the Manhattan Ensemble and National Shakespeare Company in New York, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, and Florida Stage. Mr. Mangone has also designed product launch performances for the Ciba-Geigy and Hoffmann-LaRoche Corporations.
Costume design art work has been exhibited on a regular basis nationally through the US Institute for Theatre Technology and the Athens Institute for Educational Research in Greece. He was a research contributor for World Scenography 1990-2005, edited by Eric fielding and Peter McKinnon.
Mr. Mangone has taught various courses in design and production at the State Univeristy of New York, College at Brockport, Smith College and the University of Pittsburgh. He is currently an adjunct professor at Eastern Florida State College teaching courses in theatre appreciation and theatre history.