Will Stokes '21




There’s no question that Marymount Manhattan is known for its performing arts students. They are all unique in their own special way, and are all crazy talented. Will Stokes is no exception. This outgoing Floridian is right in his element here in New York City.

Name: Will Stokes

Hometown: Tampa, Florida

Year: Class of 2021

Major: B.F.A Acting

Minor: None


What's your favorite spot on campus?

The Terrace (when it’s available)  

Who is your celebrity crush?

Emma Stone  

If you could spend one day with your crush, what would you do?

Go see a show, something scandalous and dramatic, something like Chicago.

What is something most people don't know about you?

I’m addicted to strawberry laces at Dylan’s Candy Bar

How many cups of coffee do you drink a day?


What’s your favorite clothes store to shop at?


Best memory at MMC?

Jumpstart (my peak)

Where do you see yourself in five years? Ten?

Five years: doing shows or movies

Ten years: also doing shows, but probably starting a family also

What advice do you have for an incoming college student?

Expect there to be a lot of challenge, but you’ll be able to grow from that


Class you've taken: Acting 1 with Professor Suarez

Restaurant in NYC: Ocean Prime

Park in NYC: Bryant Park

Movie: La La Land or Gone Girl

Book: I have no idea


Pick one!

Stay up late or wake up early? Stay up late

Walk or subway? Walk

Concerts or Broadway Shows? Depends on who/what is playing

Ice Cream or Frozen Yogurt? Ice Cream


Last Question!

What do you love the most about going to college in NYC?

It’s in New York City. Mostly the art culture in the city.