BayDance.com was started in 1998 by Michael Phelan to share ballet and modern dance information in the San Francisco Bay area. Michael has over twenty years experience in communications and international public relations.

BayDance.com has been recognized as established media by major Bay Area dance companies, the Prix de Lausanne competition, and the Princess Grace Foundation of Monaco. BayDance.com has been invited to interview interesting public figures in dance and to promote popular dance events, including the movies Billy Elliot and Center Stage.