Arts preview: The Rennie Harris Hip-Hop Dance Company offers excellent primer on, well, hip-hop dance

Andy Downing, Columbus Alive

If your knowledge of hip-hop dance begins and ends with Miley Cyrus twerking at the MTV Video Music Awards, here's a chance to educate yourself in the form.

The Philadelphia-based troupe known simply as RHAW (Rennie Harris Awe-Inspiring Works) is known for its high-energy performances, which incorporate elements of breakdancing, pop-and-lock and B-boy, among countless other forms.

Ohio Wesleyan's Chappelear Drama Center

8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6

45 Rowland Ave., Delaware