Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1928. Student, Martha Graham School, New York City, 1934—1950.
Dance director University Pittsburgh, 1928—1929. Founder & director Genevieve Jones Studio & Dance Company, Pittsburgh, 1931—1968. Adjunct professor Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1943—1944, Chatham College, Pittsburgh, 1944—1950, Brooklyn College, since 1980, Clemson University, since 1982.
Instructor June Lewis & Dance, New York City, 1969, 73, 84.
Board directors Pittsburgh Center for Arts, 1970—1971. Member Pittsburgh Dance Council, 1971—1983, Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation, since 1972. Member of Audubon Society Western Pennsylvania, National Society Arts and Letters (president, Pittsburgh chapter 1972-1973, dance chairman 1974-1981), American Dance Guild (president, Pittsburgh chapter 1964-1968), Pittsburgh Athletic Club.
Married John Mooers Allen, June 17, 1932 (deceased 1956). 1 child John Mooers.