Ms. Giddish graduated from the University of Evansville in Evansville, Indiana where she majored in performance arts. While at Evansville, Ms. Giddish performed in such works as the Kentucky Cycle, Ah, Wilderness, Awake and Sing! and Eleemosynary. During her college years she was selected as an Irene Ryan Finalist which gave her the opportunity to perform at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. Ms. Giddish also studied abroad in Grantham England, but returned to the United States when she was cast in a production of Suzanne Bradbeer's Full Bloom in New York City.
Kelli's New York City credits include Bobbi Boland playing opposite Farrah Fawcett, Connie Congdon's Moontel Six at The O'Neill Playwright's Conference, Sherri Wilner's Hunger, Mat Smart's Shoes, and Chopin's Preludes, as well as a self-written and acted show about a woman atop a water tower entitled Dropsy.
Kelli appeared in a short film entitled Walls by Jack Roberts and continues to be dedicated to developing new projects with undiscovered playwrights.
Born and raised in Cumming, Georgia, Kelliwas an all-star athlete of her high school's softball team and a staple in her high school's theater department.