STEVE WAY is the co-creator, star and inspiration of Uplifting Dystrophy. He was born with Muscular Dystrophy and confined to a wheelchair since age 11. As an advocate for disability awareness, Steve produced the Comedy Charity Explosion, an annual showcase that raises money to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. He performs "stand up" comedy in clubs across the tri-state area, including the 2010 Bamboozle music festival. Steve enjoys Grey's Anatomy, romantic novels, and candle-lit dinners. He is also single. Ladies...


JONATHAN BRAYLOCK is the co-creator, co-star, and head writer of Uplifting Dystrophy. He obtained his BFA in Drama at NYU Tisch and blah, blah, blah $200,000 in debt. Jonathan is a comedian who has performed in sketch festivals and colleges with Inside Joke Films and continues to perform stand-up & improv in NYC. His recent TV credits include featured appearances on MTV's "Money From Strangers" and "Hey, Girl."

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KYLE KOLICH is the stunningly handsome 25 year old director of Uplifting Dystrophy. Kyle received his BFA in Filmmaking at Montclair State University and subsequently co-founded the production & advertising company SituatioNormal. Kyle is set to graduate this year from the William Esper Acting Studio in NYC and is currently developing several new projects. Like any actor, Kyle can be seen on his couch binge watching "Luther" on Netflix.


RAMY YOUSSEF  is an actor and comedian from New Jersey. He stars in the Nick at Nite sitcom, "See Dad Run," alongside Scott Baio and Mark Curry. He currently tours doing standup all over the country but still calls his mom on the regular. 



INSIDE JOKE FILMS is the award-winning sketch group turned production company, based out of Rutherford, New Jersey. Since 2009, Inside Joke Films has produced a number of online sketches that have garnered over 100,000 views on YouTube. The live component of the group has performed at colleges and comedy festivals nation-wide (including Canada eh!). With Uplifting Dystrophy, IJF continues its pursuit of being a recognizable force in the world of comedy.


UPLIFTING DYSTROPHY is a comedic web series starring Jonathan Braylock and Steve Way. The series follows the duo's strained relationship as they struggle to overcome their differences and Steve's handicap. Each episode, Jon attempts to get Steve to a party in NYC. Each episode, they fail. (Think Pinky & the Brain...but with parties). Will they ever be able to succeed? Or will their friendship be torn apart?! Watch to find out!