More than 150 Eastern Band students from area high schools attended the second year of the event.
The critically acclaimed production from the National Theatre in London will be presented in high definition at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6.
Sara Joss, Lance Morsell, Will Scarbrough and Addie Ward worked with foundation staff members to coordinate group discussions concerning pressing needs within the WNC region.
Events will be held throughout October and are free and open to the public.
A reception with the artist and formal talk are scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 10.
A major contributing factor is improved student retention across the state's universities.
Sessions will be held on Fridays beginning Oct. 18 and continuing through Nov. 15.
The policy will provide eight weeks of fully paid parental leave to employees who have given birth to a child, and four weeks of paid leave for non-birth parents in other circumstances.
Organizers are expecting potentially record attendance for the annual event that celebrates Southern Appalachian culture.