Joffrey Ballet
Guide to Los Angeles area 'Nutcracker' performances
Guide to Los Angeles area 'Nutcracker' performances

This season's offerings of "The Nutcracker" are robust and varied. Westside Ballet of Santa Monica presents Tchaikovsky's holiday classic. The Broad Stage, 1310 11th St., Santa Monica, Dec. 1, 1 and 5 p.m. Sold out. (310) 434-3200. http://www.westsideballet.com Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre offers highlights as part of the Nutcracker Holiday Festival. Alex Theatre, 216 Brand Blvd., Glendale, Dec. 1, 7 p.m. $25-$90. (818) 243-2539. http://www.alextheatre.org Inland Pacific Ballet performs with the Pomona College Orchestra. Bridges Auditorium, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, Dec. 7, 14, 1 and 7 p.m.; Dec. 8, 15, 1 p.m.; also Lewis Family Playhouse, 12505 Cultural Center...