I rarely saw a bobble in the entire three hours. How in the world are the people behind the table supposed to decide who they want to work with? No wonder I can count on ONE HAND the times that I have booked a job from a cold audition in which I was just meeting the folks behind the table for the first time.
I have often joked that if I could go back to my college and speak to the graduating Theatre Majors, I would say:
"Never turn down an invitation to go to the bar."
…and I stand by that. Jobs are had (mostly) through relationships. People want to work with the people that they drink with. I mean. yes -- be talented, reliable and hungry -- but be known as someone that's fun to hang out with. That's a huge part of getting along in this world. I don't recall being taught about that in drama school.