Manos completed his PhD in Music & Performing Arts Profession, Educational Theatre at Steinhardt School of Education at New York University in 2012. He works as an actor, writer, producer & director as well as Instructor of Communication in New York City at New York University& Pace University. He also taught at Baruch College, BMCC, Marymount Manhattan College and Long Island University. He wrote and directed two plays with his Children Theater Group "Little Theater". He wrote the comedy "Frappuccino" that was produced to sold out audiences at the Harry Warren Theater in NYC. He appears frequently in shows in the New York City area. His Script "The Jaws of Death" was produced in 1997 by the Greek Cinema Center and received the "Award for Excellence in Writing" from the Greek Ministry of Culture. Before he left Greece for NYC he participated in various popular TVshows, movies, and theater productions.