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Besant Hill student to star in ‘Face Off’

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Michael Westmore (left), McKenzie Westmore, Ojai’s Libby Rose Goldberg and Stevie Calabrese talk strategy in the SyFy “Face Off” studio. Filming is now done, but the show premieres Tuesday. (Photo by Jordin Althaus/Syfy)

Misty Volaski, Ojai Valley News editor
Although she's now starring in a reality show about special effects makeup, Libby Rose Goldberg didn't consider makeup a potential career until relatively recently.
"My passion for makeup didn't come right away," she said. Instead, the former Besant Hill School student — and current contestant on the SyFy Channel's "Face Off" reality show — was drawn to theater. "I always saw myself going to Cal Arts," she recalled.
After spending time at school in London, Goldberg found herself in New York City as a costumer designer. "I loved theater, but felt myself drawn to the makeup department," she said.

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